The guru-shishya roles have been now reversed. Veteran director K Balachander had introduced Kamal Hasan and Rajinikanth to the screen and the two actors are now the top thespians of South Indian cinema. Both of them consider the director as their guru.
Now, Kamal has a script ready and felt K Balachander would eminently suit to play the principal role in the film. He approached his guru and he accepted to act after going through the script.
Former actress Gautami, a close friend of Kamal Hasan, will make her debut as director with this film. Pre-production works are in progress. The rest of the cast and crew are being finalized. The film goes on floors soon.